Awards

2021 Gruber Genetics Prize

The Gruber Genetics Prize is presented by The Gruber Foundation to a leading scientist, or up to three, in recognition of groundbreaking contributions to any realm of genetics research. Dr. Orkin’s remarkable body of work has not only revolutionized our understanding of how these illnesses occur but has also led to promising new gene-based therapies for thalassemia... Read More

Sharon Terry, MA, Recipient of the 2021 Advocacy Award

ASHG Honors Sharon Terry, MA with the 2021 ASHG Advocacy Award

Published: Monday, July 12, 2021, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Krystal Foster, 631-946-0740 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Sharon Terry, MA as the 2021 recipient of the Advocacy Award. Terry is president and CEO of the Genetic Alliance, an organization engaging individuals, families, and communities... Read More

Cristen J. Willer, PhD, Recipient of the 2021 Early-Career Award

ASHG Honors Cristen J. Willer, PhD with the 2021 Early-Career Award

Published: Monday, July 12, 2021, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Krystal Foster, 631-946-0740 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Cristen J. Willer, PhD as the recipient of the 2021 Early-Career Award. Dr. Willer is the Frank N. Wilson Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Human Genetics, and Computational... Read More

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